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Education

  • Cheerleaders go to camp
  • Carroll County Schools Menu | Aug. 12-14

    Tuesday, Aug. 12, Breakfast: French toast; lunch: pizza, garden salad, corn, banana or peaches.

    Wednesday, Aug. 13, Breakfast: scrambled eggs with bacon; lunch: hamburger/cheeseburger, bun, lettuce/pickle/tomato, French  fries, peas and carrots, strawberry cups or pears.

    Thursday, Aug. 14, Breakfast: sausage biscuit; lunch: hard or soft taco, lettuce/tomato/cheese/salsa, refried beans, Spanish rice, grapes or fruit cocktail.

  • Partnership improves reading skills within district

    Students in Carroll County Schools are having a better chance to succeed in skills such as reading comprehension, thanks to the district’s partnership with Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes.

    Gerda Wise, who became district elementary instructional supervisor in July, told the Board of Education last week that the program has made a tremendous difference during the two years it’s been in place in the district.

  • 4-Hers compete in state fair

    Carroll County will be well represented at the Kentucky State Fair next week.  Eight 4-H members – Evan Searcy, Luke Heveline, Cameron Darnold, Gracie Craig, Andrea Searcy, Abigail Rose, Adam Froman and Caleb Stephenson – will present their country ham speeches Thursday, Aug. 14. The Junior Division members (ages 9-13) will give speeches on how to store and cook a country ham while the Senior Division members will speak about how to build an ideal ham house.

    Along with judging the speakers, 788 country hams will be judged at this year’s fair.

  • Heightened focus on safety key as students return to school Aug. 12

    It’s back to school time for hundreds of thousands of students, parents, educators and school staff. 

    Students in Carroll County return to the classrooms on Tuesday, Aug. 12.

    The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is reminding drivers to be alert, use extreme caution and be safe behind the wheel.

    Each year in the United States, approximately 450,000 public school busses travel 4.3 billion miles to transport 23.5 million children to-and-from school and school-related activities. 

  • Schools champion students with pride, passion, purpose

    "Pride, Passion, Purpose” is the focus for this year in the Carroll County School District.

    “We’re still ‘Champions for Kids,’” said Superin-tendent Bill Hogan.  “However, champions take pride in their work, show passion for what they do, and have a purpose for each day. We want all of our employees to live that out each day.”

    The “Pride, Passion, Purpose” focus reveals the philosophy beneath the technology and organizational structures of the district.

  • Bus routes announced for 2014-2015 school year

    Editorial note: Due to an error, the bus routes for the upcoming school year are being re-run to correct those published in the July 28 special edition.

  • CCHS students must receive laptop training

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The News-Democrat
    All Carroll County High School students must attend a mandatory training session before receiving their Lenovo YOGA laptop. As of the board meeting Thursday, 150 students had signed up for the two-hour session with District Technology Coordinator Cindy Johann. Students also will attend a one-hour follow up session once school resumes, Superintendent Bill Hogan said.
    The following are the available training dates remaining:
    Aug. 6 - 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.
    Aug. 7 - 9 a.m.
    Aug. 8 - 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

  • Preparing for the future
  • Computer training required for high school students

    All Carroll County High School students must attend training to receive their Lenovo YOGA laptop.
    Each training session will last for two hours.  
    To sign up, call the Board of Education (502) 732-7070 or the Center for Technology and Innovation (502) 732-7105 Ex. 1  at least 24 hours before the training session.
    The training dates are as follows:
    July 29 - 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
    July 30 - 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
    July 31 - 3:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
    Aug. 1 - 9 a.m.
    Aug. 6 - 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.